Russia: ChTPZ to supply pipes for Indian NPP

The ChTPZ group will supply a batch of seamless stainless pipes for Belenergomash-BZEM. The pipes will be produced at Chelyabinsk Pipe Works and intended for pipelines of Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India. The products will be shipped in Q3. Under the contract ChTPZ will supply 80 thousand tons of 325-426 mm diameter and 12-16…

Russia: SUEK puts new face into operation at Taldinskaya-Zapadnaya 2 mine

SUEK has put a new long face No. 70-10 at the Taldinskaya-Zapadnaya 2 mine into operation.

The expected output is 500 thousand tons of coal per month. The reserves of the face will be enough till the end of the year.

SUEK invested over 2.3 billion rubles into the project. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Stoylensky GOK gets new technical director

Alexei Scherbakov has been appointed the technical director of Stoylensky Mining and Processing Works, a part of NLMK.

He will be responsible for improvement of the manufacture efficiency, technological processes and machinery, development of technical policy and technological development, as well as for reconstruction and technical modernization. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz to expand beam range

Evraz is working on a new GOST to improve and expand the range of flanged beam in Russia.

At present the group already produces 135 sections of new GOST and 89 foreign analogues. The new document provides for the import replacement, EvrazHolding metal structures development manager Evgeniy Samarin said. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output up in May 2017

In May Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works increased concentrate output by 13.7% YoY, to 1044.5 thousand tons. According to the company statement, its sinter output dropped by 25.5% YoY, to 167.2 thousand tons. In January-May UGOK produced 5084.5 thousand tons of concentrate and 742.8 thousand tons of sinter, up by 12.4% and down by 1.9%…

Ukraine: KRIOIC mine collapses

There has been a cave-in at the Oktyabrskaya mine of the Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex.

The rock collapsed at the depth of 1220 meters on June 6 at 8:55 local time.

According to the preliminary information, one miner has been trapped.

The rescue operation is underway. (Ukrainian metal)